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  1. Heart Palpitations and Dizziness
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism, and have been taking Synthroid for a few years. However, while on the Synthroid ... everything looks good and keeps me on the same dosage of Synthroid . However, recently the palpitations have gotten worse ... Could this just be related to my hypothyroidism and Synthroid medication, or could this be something else? Thanks...

  2. total exhaustion.......any advice
    ... people when they first started on thyroid medication ( Synthroid if I remember correctly). They had the same fatigue...
    ... level of thyroid function. Did you get prescribed Synthroid ? There is also the generic Levothyroxin or L-thyroxin...

  3. Lowering dosage of Synthroid
    ... what misty said is true ... unlikely that synthroid /levoxyl is causing weight gain, unless in fact your ... dose is too low and your still hypothyroid ... synthroid is a thyroid hormone replacement medication which ... insert "weight loss" is a side effect/adverse effect of synthroid from the sounds of it, i would guess you suffer...

  4. Unknown health problems with diabetes...related or unrelated?
    ... high cholesterol and I have Hashmoto's, which I take Synthroid for. I've had pain and lump in my breasts, which...

  5. Synthoird Medication
    ... about 3 or so days but it does reoccur. My wife takes Synthroid and if she misses it for a few days or even two days...

  6. Right leg muscle spasm...need help
    ... background on me. I am 28yr f who takes Cymbalta, Synthroid , and Glucophage-I have been on Cymbalta for about...

  7. lightheadedness, crawly sensation in head
    ... helping. This feeling never goes away. I'm also on Synthroid , Prevacid, and Prozac. I do have a thyroid problem...

  8. Enlarged Spleen With "babies"
    ... FEEL MUCH BETTER AFTER CHANGING MY THYROID MEDS TO SYNTHROID . QUESTION IS----- HAS ANYONE EVER HEARD OF SUCH...

  9. Tired all the time!
    ... good was getting back to the way i was before synthroid is the medication i use and it has made a BIG difference...

  10. Panic Disorder, Fibromyalgia and SSDI
    ... seems and none of the meds are working except for synthroid which I think is keeping my thyroid in check....My...

  11. nausea, vision problems, dizziness...
    ... a gammet of other missed diagnosis. I have been on synthroid for my thyroid and it has been a terrible struggle...

  12. Seizure research help
    ... The only drugs I am on are synthroid , Novolog insulin (pump) and now the Lamictal. I...

  13. Whats next????
    ... you should. I have low thyroid and take 0.1 mg. Synthroid . I can only imagine what 88 mg. would do to a person...

  14. lupus fibromyalgia and ms
    ... ago. Today they try to medicate some with drugs like Synthroid . These are for people with hyper and hypo. I’m not...

  15. What's wrong with me!!
    ... My Dr. thinks it is hypothyroidism. I have been on Synthroid for 6 months and have not seen any improvements. ...
    ... My Dr. thinks it is hypothyroidism. I have been on Synthroid for 6 months and have not seen any improvements. ...
    ... Hi Heather. What dose of Synthroid are you taking? To me your symptoms sound like hypothyroidi...

  16. Please Help, Weird Problems that dont make Sense
    ... Hypothyroidism is controlled by taking one pill a day ( Synthroid or Eltroxin), adjusted to your body's need of the...

  17. Numbness in pinkie and ring fingers???
    ... grew back so they did the radiation too. She is on Synthroid (?) but still has alot of symtoms...not sure if it...

  18. Prednisone-- YUCK !
    ... pituitary gland. My Endo. immediately placed me on Synthroid (0.75mcg), AndroGel(5mg) and Prednisone (5mg). Tumor ... years old and in pretty good health. I am now off Synthroid and I now want to begin to be slowly taken off Prednisone...

  19. Supraclavicualr Swelling...I Really Need Some Fresh Ideas
    ... with hypothyroidism and is currently taking 50mcg of synthroid per day which is keeping her in the normal therapeutic...

  20. Suprclavicular Intermittent Swelling
    ... with hypothyroidism and is currently taking 50mcg of synthroid per day which is keeping her in the normal therapeutic...

  21. Doc doesn't know whats wrong, can anyone help?
    ... viral could effect it, but I doubt it. Are you on synthroid or anything?? If not, it still maybe your thyroid ... it shouldn't flucuate like that. If you're on synthroid and that's why your levels dropped and still no relief...

  22. What would cause tonsils to be chronically inflammed but not infected?
    ... What do you take for your hypothyroid condition?" synthroid "I do have a low white blood count...I would have...

  23. Burning pain in both breasts and under arms
    ... of my weight. ( I also have Hypothyroidism and take Synthroid , this makes me gain weight) I also do not have a doctor...

  24. Mixing Pre-scription drugs/vitamins
    ... antihypertensive 40mg Zocor for high cholesterol 0.125mg Synthroid 25mg Diuretic 81mg Asperin A high potency multivitamin...

General Health board

  1. Can't stand the pain in my legs any more
    ... The only drug I have been on that long is synthroid . I am taking 1800 mgs of calcium a day because of...
    ... care! Bethsheba PS I have no experience with synthroid whatsover, but based on my experience with blood pressure ... an extensive review of the side effects/dosages for synthroid ...even though there are meds for different conditions...
    ... undertreated thyroid issue, join the club, I also was a synthroid sufferer for many yrs. You need to switch to armour ... forest pharma. it has t4,t3,t2,t1, and calcitonin. Synthroid only is synthetic t4 and leaves us sick ,and makes ... have had a few come back lately,(nothing like when on synthroid though) but I am still working up my dose, my doc...

  2. Feel terrible in the mornings
    ... should be feeling fine. I am hypothyroid and taking synthroid but TSH levels are normal. Any suggestions? I'm tired...
    ... Maybe it is Hypothyroid - I would think that by taking synthroid and my TSH levels being normal range that I would...

  3. Salty taste.
    ... I have had these 4 yrs. Taken many tests. Taking Synthroid for Hypothyroidism. Drs. can't help at all. Thanks...

  4. Always Freezing
    ... try the cyanne trick. I've got hypo-throid and take Synthroid for it. Thanks!...
    ... near these levels, you get hyper from higher doses of Synthroid , and you're still having symptoms, then I'd also suggest...

  5. Help (ain't too proud to beg)
    ... already being treated for hypothryroidism (cytomel + synthroid )...
    ... Yes. I recently switched from 125 mcg of Synthroid only to 88mcg synthroid and 10 mcg cytomel. My endo...

  6. Anyone Else Like Me?
    ... be under control with 75 mgs of thyroid medication synthroid . My father passed away in his mid 40's from cholesteral...

  7. Low heart rate, shallow breathing
    ... you had your thyroid tested!! Yes, I have been on Synthroid for many years....

  8. weight gain
    ... and maintained a steady weight until 2 years ago)and synthroid for my hypothyroid. Any suggestions would be great...

  9. How can I convince my doctor to switch my med?
    ... the story (for example, he thought I should stay on synthroid instead of Armor), but he ends up letting me choose...

  10. No antidepressant for me
    ... brain the way it is! It's enough that I have to take synthroid forever but I'm not taking these things. They can...
    ... It is no different than taking the synthroid . What are you so afraid and defensive about? Depression...
    ... but make sure the ones you're willing to take - like Synthroid - are giving you the most bang for your buck!...
    ... came out normal. I have only ever taken 0.05 mg of Synthroid . And I only took it for like a month and I got the...
    ... I understand correctly that you've stopped taking Synthroid ? If so, you really ought to know that low thyroid...
    ... No, am still taking the Synthroid . I know I will always have to take it....

  11. Cold all the time
    ... problem after I had my son. They corrected it with synthroid with help with my hypothyroid. A simple blood test...

  12. Puffy swollen face, nose, lips
    ... Thanks for the replies. My endo has prescribed Synthroid 50mcg and so far my face is still swelling. Especially...
    ... You should not expect the Synthroid to be a fast fix. It takes weeks or months for the ... Low cortisol can make the body unable to process the Synthroid . You appear to have a smart and able doctor if he...

  13. adrenal fatigue
    ... I have Hashimoto's and am on Synthroid . I still do not feel well at 3.84 TSH, even though ... of weight suddenly when the doc had me on too much Synthroid (I went down to 0.01 TSH), then when he took me off...
    ... I have Hashimoto's and am on Synthroid . I still do not feel well at 3.84 TSH, even though ... of weight suddenly when the doc had me on too much Synthroid (I went down to 0.01 TSH), then when he took me off...

  14. Can somebody please try and diagnose me....
    ... probably persue the thyroid angle. A low dose of Synthroid wouldn't hurt. However, it also seems like sometimes ... Tell your doctor to humor you with a low-dose of Synthroid . If your TSH is at 4.4, it's not going to hurt for...
    ... probably persue the thyroid angle. A low dose of Synthroid wouldn't hurt. However, it also seems like sometimes ... Tell your doctor to humor you with a low-dose of Synthroid . If your TSH is at 4.4, it's not going to hurt for...

  15. Feeling overheated and excess sweating
    ... hypothyroidism about four years ago and about a year ago my synthroid was increased to 88mcg. I have always experienced...

  16. shortness of breath
    ... reveals my thyroid is normal(I am currently taking synthroid ) and I am not anemic. I was anemic during my pregancy...

  17. Thyroid Issues
    ... I am taking Synthroid , but consider changing to Cytomel, as it is more effective ... only have temporary secondary hypothyroidism? Does Synthroid or Cytomel enhance growth and increase your final...

  18. Looking for a Miracle
    ... antidepressant for the depressive phases 3. levothyroxine ( Synthroid or Levoxyl) in a higher dose than you are now taking...

  19. Would low potassium levels do this?
    ... where I used armour thyroid medication rather than synthroid because its synthetic and people have too many problems...

  20. Uncontrollable Panic Attacks HELP PLEASE!!!
    ... medication are you on for your thyroid? I'm taking synthroid .075(mcg). Chantel...
    ... than I had since I was 13. I owe it to my gyn and synthroid and lexapro... i hope to never go to that dark & scary...

  21. Fluid Retention Worsens As Day Progresses
    ... thyroid related, takes my blood and continues my synthroid . I can't wear my jewelry and most of my clothing....

  22. I'm a 31 year old woman and my hair is thinning!!!
    ... range. Many people who are hypothyroid get relief from synthroid (works on the T4), I didn't get any relief!! My TSH...

  23. Normetanephrine Low?
    ... thyroid is under-active but under control with the Synthroid . My doctor wants me to wean off the Toprol. But I...

  24. Low Body Temperature
    ... any of that stuff when I see them. I have been on Synthroid for 12 years (I had my thyroid removed). Occasionally...
    ... any of that stuff when I see them. I have been on Synthroid for 12 years (I had my thyroid removed). Occasionally...

Allergies board

  1. Activia Yogurt
    ... but some spread like a spider bite. I am also on synthroid which I initiatially thought might be the cause, but...

  2. Help...cold urticaria
    ... had health problems before nor taken any meds except synthroid . I did ask the doctor for anti anxiety meds so that...

  3. I must be in the right place!
    ... Armour Thyroid, but my doctors wanted me to switch to Synthroid with Cytomel because of the chance of reacting to...

  4. dermatographism, urticaria, and itching
    ... still not COMPLETELY better. I then realized that the Synthroid pill I took everyday had povidone in it so I had to...

  5. Hives Making me Crazy
    ... unrelenting hives 2 1/2 years ago. I was put on 25mcg of synthroid (my tsh levels were within the normal range) and was ... normal" and my doctor was against increasing my dose of synthroid , but I did it on my own. Increased it by 50%. Within...
    ... Hello Fellow Hive Sufferers... I have been on synthroid dosage 125 for two years and two months ago started...

  6. hives
    ... disease like hives is. I was put on the lowest dose of synthroid and not only do I have more energy now, 6 weeks later...

  7. Reactions to Allegra, Zyrtec, etc.
    ... but they finally showed up. It took 3 weeks for Synthroid to produce palpitations and (bonus) dizzy spells....

  8. Edema (swelling)- can allergies cause this?
    ... thyroidectomy for cancer and I'm taking a huge dose of synthroid every day. Could my symptoms be caused by allergies...

  9. Non-Allergic Rhinitis
    ... Polyps (Rhinocort Aqua for this), Hypothyroidism ( Synthroid for this), and Non-Allergic Rhinitis (Zyrtec for this...
    ... i have a similar story!!.... im hypothyroid im on synthroid ....and recently (2 months ago) i have been sneezing...

  10. Synthroid/Allergy Question
    ... hypo symptoms and also the reaction I'm having taking Synthroid (3 weeks now). Someone responded and made the suggestion ... that I might have an allergy to something in the Synthroid . I wanted to say thank you, because that is exactly ... s office over the phone told me to stop taking the Synthroid . They're saying it might be an allergic reaction to ... know has anyone else has had an allergic reaction to Synthroid before with symptoms including a numb and tingling...

  11. Newbie....Fatigue
    ... sense that if you are having problems on one dose of Synthroid and they raise it. Then decide it is too much, so...

  12. To drs***************************************
    ... with my skin. I have to take an extra high dose of synthroid and it makes my skin extremly dry and I used to even...

  13. depressed
    ... and diagnosed me hypothyroidism (mild) and put me on synthroid medication , i beleive my dose has to be increased...

  14. Son's chronic hives
    ... HYPOTHYROID I AM BEING TREATED NOW WITH THYROXINE ( SYNTHROID ) MY HIVES ARE STILL BAD BUT THEY SAY IT TAKES AWHILE...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Ginkgo Biloba
    ... is safe to take with birth control (NuvaRing) and Synthroid ?...

  2. Does Anyone Know....
    ... started armour a week ago. I had alot of trouble with synthroid . How long did you take it before you started to feel...

  3. Am I taking too many vitamins and herbs??
    ... diagnosed with Hypothyroidism, but, chose not to take Synthroid or drugs for it. I am not fond of taking drugs if...

  4. anything for tachycardia-fast heartbeats??
    ... put you on Thyroid replacement medication such as Synthroid . It is possible that your level of Thyroid replacement...

  5. Weird symptoms for about two years.
    ... little bit better since I started on 75 mcg dosage of synthroid , 100 mg of b6, and 50 mg of zinc. So maybe visiting...
    ... little bit better since I started on 75 mcg dosage of synthroid , 100 mg of b6, and 50 mg of zinc. So maybe visiting...

  6. Natural ways to deal with/correct a hyper thyroid (^t3, t4)
    ... reply. Just a FYI, in the PDR the manufacturers of Synthroid suggest that when babies are given synthroid that ... done with soy baby formula. That clearly shows that Synthroid knows something about the connection. Have you...
    ... Just a FYI, in the PDR the manufacturers of Synthroid suggest that when babies are given synthroid that ... done with soy baby formula. That clearly shows that Synthroid knows something about the connection. Have you...

  7. Suggestions to help an ailing thyroid gland
    ... since mine. Right from the start they put me on enough synthroid to shut mine off completely. Which means I'm a little...

Disabilities board

  1. Filing for Reconsideration Need Help!
    ... extremely high. After 1 year of failed treatment on Synthroid I was finally prescribed Armour Thyroid. The same...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Anyone on new Nardil and Synthroid
    ... reformulated) that's been out since around 2003, and taking Synthroid for hypothyroid? I am and having problems. When I ... take my Synthroid , wait an hour, then eat and then take my Nardil I ... pharmacists say there are no interactions between Synthroid and Nardil but when I tell them it's the new Nardil...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. Mold problems
    ... than a year ago .... he is just dying to get me on Synthroid but can't do it unless my numbers go down.. HA HA...
    ... good start and work your way up. Once you are on Synthroid it DOWNREGULATES your thyroid basically throwing the...
    ... it can help MS. Oh -- and if you DO wind up taking Synthroid for your thyroid, you must supplement with calcium...
    ... thyroid, have forgotten the name, different one than synthroid . it was made to order (compounded) based on my specific...
    ... relate to what you're experiencing. Re: thyroid, Synthroid is very controlled (more so than Armour and I would...
    ... hope this finds you feeling well. thanks for info on synthroid , etc. I am cooking with kelp, made a southern favorite...

Pain Management board

  1. cont'd do's and don't..good topic
    ... try to either buy up the whole prescription....like synthroid , or elavil when I was on it.....believe it or not...

  2. Brand vs Generic- Major Findings
    ... i have noticed a huge difference in the synthroid meds and found i could not take generic syn thyroid...

  3. rude comment at the pharmacy
    ... loudly) "Ok, so youre picking up the PERCOCET or the SYNTHROID ?" I **LOST** it... at the time it was a walgreens...